September 22, 2020

Pining for Pineapple: Great White Bromeliad

Pineapples are a part of the bromeliad family. You’ve probably seen their decorative cousins in peoples’ homes and gardens. Some time ago, a friend of mine told me about white pineapple. She described it as having creamy, white flesh and an especially sweet, floral taste. It’s not as tart as regular pineapple and less woody and fibrous. This really intrigued me—I HAD to try it! It took almost a year of asking around and searching specialty markets, but I finally found a grower in Hawaii who ships them. Called Kauai Sugarloaf Pineapple or Kona Sugarloaf Pineapple, this variety is in […]
February 7, 2018

It’s a Wrap With Thai Coconut Chicken

Chicken tenders may be larger than strips, so slice if needed. If you can’t find Thai coconut curry hummus, buy regular hummus and add dried coconut, curry powder and garlic powder to taste. If you like, you can substitute 1 tablespoon coconut oil and 1½ tablespoons water for the coconut milk. These wraps should be served immediately. Thai Coconut Chicken Wraps Ingredients: 1 Tbs. cooking oil, such as avocado oil ¾ pound chicken strips or chicken tenders, sliced to equal thinness ⅛ tsp. sea salt ⅛ tsp. black pepper 2 tsp. honey ½ cup Hope Thai Coconut Curry Hummus 3-4 […]
May 9, 2017

One-Dish Meal – Try Thai Coconut Curry Chicken and Tofu

Takeout has nothing on this flavorful Thai curry—and you’ll love how easy this recipe makes it to get in the servings of produce you need each day. The combination of chicken and tofu creates a protein-packed dish that will please even your meat lovers. The dish is Gluten Free and Dairy Free, and if you’re eating grain free, simply skip the rice or trade in spiralized veggie noodles instead. Ingredients: 8 ounces extra-firm tofu (half of a standard container), drained 3 cups cooked rice (Jasmine, brown rice, basmati or other type) 1 Tbs. coconut oil 1 onion (peeled and sliced) […]